How Long Does The Lord Of The Rings Take To Read?

How many words a minute can the average person read?

The average person in business reads no faster than people did 100 years ago.

The average reading speed is 200 to 250 words a minute in non-technical material roughly 2 minutes per page.

If you doubt this, test your reading speed – there is a reading speed test elsewhere in this site..

How long does it take to read the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

11 hours and 9 minutesI took an online test that clocks your reading speed and predicts how long you could read various classic books. For Lord of the Rings, its estimate was 11 hours and 9 minutes — 21 minutes under Jackson’s total.

Is it worth reading The Lord of the Rings?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is absolutely worth reading, even though they’re very long and a bit monotonous. There’s so much to the story that doesn’t make it into movies, side stories and fascinating tidbits that you miss if you don’t take the plunge.

Is Lord of the Rings an easy read?

The Lord of the Rings gets harder, not easier. The first few chapters were written in a style similar to The Hobbit, fairly easy and child-like. … If you’re familiar with the movies, and you really want to get it read, you might try this: skip ahead to the second half of Fellowship of the Ring.

What is the correct order to read the Lord of the Rings?

The Silmarillion is quite a dense read, and should probably be tackled a little later. However, an adult may be better starting off with The Lord of the Rings followed by The Children of Húrin, Unfinished Tales, The Silmarillion, and the various volumes of The History of Middle-earth.

Which LOTR book is the longest?

The Fellowship of the RingThe longest single book Tolkien wrote was The Fellowship of the Ring, but even that’s nothing when compared to all three parts of The Lord of the Rings gathered into one volume.